Tag Archives: France

Climate deal a diplomatic coup for France

A 195-nation wrangle that ended Saturday with a historic Paris pact to curb global warming had to be the anti-Copenhagen: as flawlessly organised as the 2009 summit was chaotic, as…

Trapped in Greece by EU refugee rules, migrants desperate to get out

Guylo is a musician, looking for a place of peace to play his guitar. Fares wants to study. Mohammad is waiting for news of his wife & child after becoming…

Think-tank warns of 'bleak' future for adult social care

The future of adult social care looks bleak, a leading think-tank has warned as it said not enough money is being spent on the sector. Despite a pledge from the…

Tarantino proud of blizzard and blood tale 'The Hateful Eight'

LONDON (Reuters) – In "The Hateful Eight", Quentin Tarantino tells the story of bounty hunters in post-Civil War Wyoming with a script the director said he was proud of just…

Musical 'Elf' returns to New York led by Eric Petersen

NEW YORK (AP) — The Christmas musical based on Will Ferrell's movie "Elf" has returned to New York for the holidays, led by a stage & TV veteran whose oldest…

French activists fear government overreach after attacks

PARIS (AP) — Searches without warrants & house arrests without judges' orders have skyrocketed in France since the Nov. 13 attacks that left 130 people dead in Paris, & activists…

I. Coast parliament speaker leaves France amid court row

Ivory Coast's parliamentary speaker, who is at the centre of a diplomatic dispute between his country & France over a court investigation, left Paris for Abidjan on Wednesday evening, a…

France says found four new bird flu outbreaks

PARIS (Reuters) – French authorities discovered four new outbreaks of highly pathogenic bird flu in southwest France, bringing the total to 10, the farm ministry said on Wednesday. One of…

Paris: Band Frontman Weeps At Scene Of Attack

Members of the US band Eagles of Death Metal broke down in tears as they returned to Bataclan Theatre where 90 people were killed. They silently laid flowers & read…

French far right sees record score in first poll since attacks

France's far-right National Front (FN) saw record gains in the first round of regional polls Sunday, held under a state of emergency just three weeks after Islamic extremists killed 130…